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Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
there and calls for early elections. the demonstrators say it is not enough. and as south africa prepares for a huge memorial for nelson mandela, we speak exclusively to his eldest daughter about his final days. >> in the last moment, we were sitting with him on thursday, the whole day. >> welcome to our viewers on public television in america, and also around the globe. after weeks of unrest, today the authorities in ukraine are setting up their crackdown on protestors, just a day after a statue of former soviet leader, lenin was toppled in kiev, security forces have broken into the offices of the leading opposition party than and police are dismantling camps. u.s. vice president joe biden said violence has no part in a democratic society. i spoke to steven rosenberg. >> are the ukrainian authorities using different tactics? >> certainly today we saw far more police in the center of kiev than we did yesterday, particularly in the government district a short distance from independence square here. what they were doing was trying to push gradually the protestors away from key gove
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
africans that they could actually feel safe in the hands of the government they had just elected. it is impossible to exaggerate the extent to which he had to more political stature. everybody around him i think acknowledged that he was head and shoulders above them. there were rivalries but not about him. >> you were saying earlier about the memories of the day when he was released. i'm just wondering about the significance of that election when he became the first lack president of south africa. of thee your memories experience of that day? >> when all this was happening, i was young. , in fact.young i was too young to even vote when millions of south africans were bused in at a school. thet of people were wearing vivars and shouting " mandela." nelsonthe people that mandela was with him fighting for the liberation. there was a lot of nervousness. as much as people were shouting, there were a lot a police presence. people were worried about what was going to happen. what are we expecting for the next day. as you rightly say, a lot of people, not everyone was happy about the release
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 2:30pm PST
resign and hand goodpower to an undelete -- two and on elected -- to an u nelected council. there is an ugly mood on the streets, with security forces using rubber but -- rubber bullets and tear gas against demonstrators. battlegrounds. here in the streets of the old the two sides are slugging it out in a conflict which keeps coming back to the city. on one side, the government. on the other, a movement set on bringing it down through the power of protest. every so often, they think there is a breakthrough. they are trying to take the prime minister's office, a symbolic prize. she is not actually there. at the gate is well fortified. -- but the gate as well fortified. undeterred, they begin bringing out an assortment of improvised weapons, hoping to score a hit, or at least to unnerve the watching police. this is their final attempt to push these lines. they pull the truck out of the way. they are hoping they can push their way through. so far, they have not managed to push through those police lines. after nine days of this, you have to ask what's the point? the government won't resign
PBS
Dec 10, 2013 2:30pm PST
of recriminations and be let into a stadium where their political sentiments in an election season -- i believe it to use that occasion drive an election campaign agenda. something in me actually felt that the democracy that nelson really has given us is working in south africa. >> thank you very much for coming in. >> thanks very much to you. >> and optimistic south african ambassador there. let's get a look at other news from around the world. the eu foreign policy chief has held talks with the ukrainian president over the continuing standoff between police and antigovernment protesters in the t f. -- the capital kiev. u.s. secretary of state john kerry has urged congress not to impose new sanctions on iran. he told lawmakers the u.s. had promised no new sanctions as part of last month's interim agreement to curb iran's nuclear activities. tonight, the head of the senate banking committee said he would support john kerry's request, for now at least. today, the french president visited the central african republic or talks on stopping the escalation of violence there. last night,
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 4:00pm PST
an undelete -- two and on elected -- to an u nelected council. there is an ugly mood on the streets, with security forces using rubber but -- rubber bullets and tear gas against demonstrators. battlegrounds. here in the streets of the old the two sides are slugging it out in a conflict which keeps coming back to the city. on one side, the government. on the other, a movement set on bringing it down through the power of protest. every so often, they think there is a breakthrough. they are trying to take the prime minister's office, a symbolic prize. she is not actually there. at the gate is well fortified. -- but the gate as well fortified. undeterred, they begin bringing out an assortment of improvised weapons, hoping to score a hit, or at least to unnerve the watching police. this is their final attempt to push these lines. they pull the truck out of the way. they are hoping they can push their way through. so far, they have not managed to push through those police lines. after nine days of this, you have to ask what's the point? the government won't resign. with a big majority in
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